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David Beckham’s Miami MLS Press Conference: Photos And Video

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David Beckham officially and publicly announced his acquisition of a MLS franchise on Wednesday in Miami in front of 200-300 members of the media as well as local dignitaries and the Southern Region local supporters group.

While there was little news to chew on, it was an opportunity for Beckham and Miami to make headlines around the world regarding the future launch of the team, which may happen in the 2016 or 2017 season. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid footballer has a considerable amount of work ahead of him to find additional investors and acquire state funds to build a stadium, but the press conference was a first step towards reaching his goal of bringing professional soccer back to Miami.

World Soccer Talk was at the press conference to bring you the video and photos below courtesy of World Soccer Talk photographer and videographer Joshua Tomlinson.

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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013. View all posts by Christopher Harris →
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2 Responses to David Beckham’s Miami MLS Press Conference: Photos And Video

  1. john marzan says:

    hehe… cubans, puerto ricans and dominicans arent really big soccer fans. maybe beckhum should have bought the marlins.

  2. scrumper says:

    Is that his hand in his pocket?

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